Today marks the first Sunday of Advent in the Church! The word advent is from the Latin adventus for “coming” and is associated with the four weeks of preparation for Christmas. Advent contains four Sundays, beginning on the Sunday nearest the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, (November 30) and continuing until December 24. It… Continue reading The First Sunday of Advent!
This is absolutely amazing! And the funny thing is that this study had nothing to do with pro-life/abortion. God surely works in mysterious ways! (via Daily Mail) A baby’s first heartbeat happens as early as 16 days after conception, a new study has discovered. Until now, researchers thought that the first time our heart muscle… Continue reading Study: Baby’s Heartbeat Begins 16 Days After Conception
December 5, 1985 – “Dear children! I am calling you to prepare yourselves for Christmas by means of penance, prayer and works of charity. Dear children, do not look toward material things, because then you will not be able to experience Christmas. Thank you for having responded to my call.” First off, for those Stateside,… Continue reading Reflection – The Culture of Materialism
Does your church still use Communion rails? When was the last time you heard Gregorian chant at your local church? Or even a Latin Mass? Do you often encounter electric guitars and loud drums during Sunday Mass? Female altar servers? Communion distributed in the hand rather than the mouth? How about hand-holding during the Our Father?… Continue reading Did the Second Vatican Council Change the Mass?
November 2, 2016 – “Dear children, to come to you and to make myself known to you is a great joy for my motherly heart. It is a gift from my Son for you and for others who are coming. As a mother I am calling you: love my Son above everything. In order to… Continue reading Reflection – The Chosen Instruments
It looks like the crazy political climate that came with the U.S. elections is deciding to stick around a bit longer while paid-protestors take to the city streets to vandalize and voice their discontent, and while the media and U.S. citizens stress over the various possible candidates to Donald Trump’s cabinet. I don’t know about you, folks, but at this… Continue reading New Catholic Generation’s “Catholic Problems” Video